#ASC2014 will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane.
The main room is the Boulevard Auditorium, best accessed from the Grey Street entrance. More on parking and directions.
When purchasing your conference ticket online attendees can book accommodation at discounted rates from the below mentioned hotels:
- Ibis Brisbane, from $131/night.
- Mantra South Bank, from $260/night.
- Parkview Apartments, from $160/night.
- Rydges South Bank, from $209/night.
Wondering what South Brisbane and the famous South Bank Parklands is like?
The Parklands at South Bank is a pristine haven of natural beauty, interspersed with chance discoveries. Wander through the bougainvillea-covered Arbour and explore the cobbled laneways of Stanley Street Plaza before enjoying a spot of alfresco dining, or bring your own feast and relax at the picnic spots. Don’t forget your swimsuits to take a dip in Brisbane’s city beach.
Grey and Little Stanley Streets: A number of Brisbane’s most popular restaurants and fashion boutiques are located on Grey Street, and Little Stanley Street which it runs parallel to The South Bank Parklands. Cinemas are also located on Grey Street, along with two five star hotels.
Queensland Cultural Centre is a stone’s throw away including: The Queensland Performing Arts Centre; The Queensland Museum and Science Centre; The Queensland Art Gallery; The Queensland Gallery of Modern Art; and The State Library of Queensland.
Check out these resources:
- Visit South Bank
- Time Out guide: South Bank area guide – Bars & Restaurants
- TripAdvisor: South Bank Parklands Reviews – Brisbane, Queensland Attractions
- Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth exhibition. Spanning the ground floor galleries of GOMA, this exhibition presents major, large scale installations by one of the world’s leading contemporary artists, Cai Guo-Qiang. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition in Australia and is exclusive to Brisbane. A centrepiece of the exhibition is a dramatic new commission, Heritage 2013, which features 99 life-sized animals from around the world gathered together at a watering hole.
- Light Show at Sciencecentre, South Bank, 9:00am 2 February. Our world depends on light but have you stopped to think about what it is and how it behaves? Making shadows, seeing ourselves in the mirror and even how rainbows are made all depend on light. Get ready for a bright and bouncy science theatre show with a range of objects such as torches, mirrors and disco lights to explore the science of light. Entry to Light Show is including in the cost of admission to the Sciencentre.